The Professor walked to
Black's side, seized his hand, pulled him to his feet so that
Crookshanks fell to the floor, and embraced Black like a brother.
(pg 344, US)
Black ... suddenly crossed to the four-poster
bed and sank onto it, his face hidden in one shaking hand.
Crookshanks leapt up beside him and stepped onto his lap, purring.
(pg. 346, US)
I'm not entirely happy with the hand on his
face but this is about the fifteenth try...
Anyone who owns a cat knows that Crookshanks probably just wanted to
"...They need to understand –
We've got to explain – "
"We can explain afterwards!" snarled Black, trying to
throw Lupin off. One hand was still clawing the air as it
tried to reach Scabbers ... (pg 349-350, US)
This is the second version of this drawing
- the first was in danger of being dangerously overworked, which is
a sure sign of death for any drawing. So I traced it off
really loosely and tried again. Success! Mostly.
"That's right," sneered a cold
voice from the wall behind Lupin. Severus Snape was pulling
off the Invisibility Cloak, his wand pointing directly at
Lupin. (pg. 357, US)
If this were a TV show, this is where the commercial break would be
– preceded by a "bum bum bummmmm" in the
soundtrack. An appropriate place to end the page.
All images ©2004 Tealin
Yeah, I didn't feel right commenting on the first one. I
think it speaks for itself.